JEE-MAINS Important Dates (Tentative)

09/11/2016 4:07 PM

JEE Main 2017 Official notice will be release

November 2016

The starting date for online application

December 2016

Last date to submit online application

January 2017

Last date to pay of application fee through debit/credit card

January 2017

Last date to pay of application fee through e-challan

January 2017

Admit Card availability

March 2017

JEE Main offline Examination

First week of April 2017

JEE Main online Examination (Computer Based)

Second week of April 2017

Answer key availability

April 2017

Challenge against answer key will be accepted

April 2017

Result declaration

Last week April 2017


First of week of July 2017


Important points to be noted about JEE Main application form 2017

§  The applicants should go through the information bulletin carefully before filling the application form.

§  They must check the eligibility criteria before they start with application process.

§  The applicants can approach any one of the facilitation centres (set up by CBSE) in case they need any kind of assistance regarding online registration.

§  These centres will provide helps for free. The list of these facilitation centres is available in information bulletin or in the official website of CBSE.

§  The applicants are allowed any kind of correction before the payment of application fee.

Prerequisite for application form for JEE Main

§  Valid mail ID and contact number.

§  Documents of qualifying examination.

§  For payment of application fee- debit/credit card, e-challan.

§  Scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb impression.

§  A password to login for registration process.

Instructions for scanned images and password

§  The scanned images of signature, photograph and thumb impression must have in jpg/jpeg format.

§  The image size for photograph should be between 4kb to 40kb, within dimension 3.5cm (width) / 4.5cm (height). The photograph must have latest and must have the name of applicants and the date.

§  The image size for signature should be between 1kb to 30kb, within dimension 3.5cm (length) / 1.5cm (height).

§  The image size for thumb impression should be between 1kb to 30kb, within dimension 3.5cm (length) / 1.5cm (height). The applicants who do not have left thumb can also submit the impression of their right hand thumb. In case, if both the thumbs are not there then impression of any other finger can also be submitted.

§  The password should be of 8-13 character using upper & lower case with minimum 1 numeric value & special character.

§  Also choose security question & answer which can be easily answered.

JEE Main Application Form

The application procedure will be completed 4 stages. The stages are described below, the applicants can follow these steps to apply for JEE Main examination.

Stages I (Registration)

§  State of eligibility that means the state from where the applicants gave their higher secondary examination or equivalent qualifying examination.

§  School board of higher secondary/qualifying examination.

§  Year of passing or appearing of higher secondary/qualifying examination.

§  Roll no. of higher secondary/qualifying examination (in case it is allotted).

§  Security pin as appeared on the PC screen.

§  Once you enter all the details, click on “submit” to proceed with registration process.

Online application and password

The registered applicants will be able to proceed with application procedure. The online application form of JEE Main will be divided into 5-6 sections as below-

§  Section for Personal details

§  Section for Mailing Address details

§  Section for examination related details

§  Section for Academic details

§  Section for Guardian details

§  Section for submit security pin

§  Section for choosing password

The applicants will have to enter all the genuine details and submit. They will get an application no. once they submit the form.

Uploading scanned images/documents

The applicants will have to upload scanned images of their photograph, signature and thumb impression in prescribed format.

Payment of application fee

To complete the application procedure, the applicants will have to pay application fee. The fee can be paid through debit/credit card or an e-challan of Canara Bank/ Syndicate Bank/ ICICI Bank/ HDFC Bank. An acknowledgement slip will be generated on successful payment of application fee.

Examination fee


Offline examination

Online examination


Centre in India


OBC or General


General or OBC


Either JEE Main Paper I or Paper II

500 (females) and 1000 (males)

500 (females) and 500 (males)

250 (females) and 500 (males)

250 (females) and 250 (males)

Both JEE Main Paper I & II

900 (females) and 1800 (males)

900 (females) and 900 (males)

650 (females) and 1300 (males)

650 (females) and 6500 (males)


Centre in Foreign

Either JEE Main Paper I or II

1250 (females) and 2500 (males)

1250 (females) and 1250 (males)

1250 (females) and 2500 (males)

1250 (females) and 1250 (males)

Both Paper I & II

1900 (females) and 3800 (males)

1900 (females) and1900 (males)

1900 (females) and 1900 (males)

1900 (females) and 3800 (males)


Here examination fees is given in this table taken from the last year examination, if there is any change,  we will update on this page.


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